Mobile Police investigating Weinacker Ave. shooting as homicide

Mobile County

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) —

UPDATE (9/28) — Mobile Police are now investigating the shooting on Weinacker Avenue as a homicide. Police released additional details on the shooting, identifying the victim as a 19-year-old male. Police say the man was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police say the 19-year-old and the suspect were in an argument before it turned physical when the two fired shots at each other.

Detectives will present this evidence to a Grand Jury.

No word yet from police if a suspect is in custody at this time.

Update — Mobile Police say one man was shot Monday afternoon on Weinacker Avenue.

Police on scene confirmed he was taken to University Hospital. His injuries are unknown at this time.

Original post — Mobile Police dispatch tells WKRG News 5 officers are responding to Weinacker Avenue Monday afternoon for a shooting call.

The Mobile County Crime map reports the shooting around 1:00 p.m.

WKRG News 5 is on the scene to learn more, crime scene tape is up in the neighborhood.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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